Lakewood: Over 1.5 Acres in Dallas with Historic Estate built by Hal Thomson

Over 1.5 Acres in Dallas with Beautiful Historic Home from Becky Frey on Vimeo.

For the connoisseur of life, an ideal home is in perfect harmony with its surroundings.

Nestled in the heart of the personality-rich community of Lakewood, this home has access to highly-ranked schools, easy access to Downtown, and incredible hike and bike trails making this location ideal for buyers seeking a strong community and endless options to enjoy life outdoors. This architecturally significant home tells a wonderful story within its walls.

See the official listing on SothebysRealty.com

Built in 1929 by renowned architect Hal Thomson, this beautiful estate features a blend of handcrafted original and tasteful, updated designs. The home has had many significant owners/guests including Stanley Marcus. In fact, the original owners of the home deeded the home to the Episcopal Diocese.

As you set foot inside this estate, you encounter rich chocolate hardwood floors leading to every living area in the home. Immediately to your right is the sitting room featuring a charming wood-burning fireplace, plantation shutters and built-in book cases. Continue on to the formal dining room featuring original tile flooring and original bar inlets.

The gracious formal living room provides a perfect place for family holiday gatherings with vaulted ceilings, plantation shutters, built-in bookcases, wood burning fireplace and French doors leading to the sunroom. With walls of glass bringing the outdoors inside, the sunroom will be the perfect nook for you to curl up with a good book, watch your favorite movie or just take a nap while it rains. Sliding patio doors lead you to the outdoor oasis.

The impressive chef’s kitchen offers the best of the best making your every culinary experience enjoyable. Featuring a Miele coffee bar, stainless steel 6-burner gas cooktop, double ovens, built-in refrigerator, beautiful tile flooring, marble countertops and a wet-bar offering a built-in microwave, crushed ice machine, sink and mini refrigerator. Tucked off of the kitchen is a charming breakfast room, which used to be the carport in the original home, with built-ins with glass displays to store your china and a marble buffet making meal service a breeze. Beyond the breakfast room is the utility room and a lovely powder bath.

The spacious master suite is the perfect place for you to relax and unwind after a long day offering multiple storage closets, sitting area and beautiful views of the backyard. The master bath offers separate shower, makeup vanity and a large dressing room attached.

In addition to the beautiful hardwood floors, each bedroom features architectural design detail from the arched doorways to the vaulted ceilings – the charm and character of the home is evident throughout.

The backyard is like a set from a movie – with a large grassy yard, pool, pool house featuring a pool bath and kitchenette, outdoor kitchen, and a firepit – you truly have every outdoor dream at your fingertips.

The large, detached two car garage offers a guest quarters above with full bath and closet and a basement/cellar below with a covered walkway to the main house.

Call Becky 214-536-4727 or Shelle 214-450-8782 to discuss a private showing.

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Exclusive Video: New Office in Lakewood on PartyLine with Candy Evans of CandysDirt.com

What’s the newest real estate scoop in East Dallas? Candy Evans tells you all about it in this video.

In this webisode of The Party Line Real Estate, Candy Evans of Candy’s Dirt fame takes her behind-the-scenes DFW real estate show to the grand opening of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty’s renovated and expanded Lakewood office.

The leader in DFW luxury real estate, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty has grown its business by 300 percent since Team Whiteside and the Scott Carlson Real Estate joined the team in mid-2014. The renovated office at Wells Fargo Building, 6301 Gaston Avenue Plaza, Suite 170 triples the size of the original, and can accommodate 40 agents and support staff. The office, which started with 14 agents, has grown to 22 experts on East Dallas, is led by sales manager Craig Sessions.

At the root of the company’s success are agents with deep market knowledge of East Dallas, said Robbie Briggs, President and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

“Our agents in East Dallas are residents of its neighborhoods, from Lakewood to Forest Hills, Swiss Avenue, the M Streets, Hollywood Heights, Casa Linda, Lake Highlands and beyond,” Briggs said. “They provide lifelong knowledge of the area, combined with cutting-edge market and global exposure through Sotheby’s.”

In The Party Line Real Estate, Dallas real estate expert Candy Evans talks with agents about what’s happening now and what’s coming up in the Dallas real estate market in exclusive video webisodes.

To see Becky Frey’s recently SOLD Lakewood Property (Becky sold two of the homes with the highest price per-square-foot over $1,900,000 which were sold in Lakewood in 2015), check out 6738 Lakewood Boulevard.

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Dallas: Bigger Than Ever

Dallas, a city where optimism meets opportunity, offers the best shopping in the Southwest, a cutting-edge culinary scene led by nationally acclaimed celebrity chefs, 70,000 hotel rooms ranging from luxury to boutique, and more than 200 golf courses. The city boasts the largest urban arts district in the U.S., with five cultural venues designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects.

Video was created by the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau.

To see our exclusive listings within Dallas and beyond, visit LISTINGS at beckyfrey.com

To see our team’s sold and pending properties that transcend all price ranges, visit SOLDS at beckyfrey.com

To see magnificent properties around the world, search at SothebysRealty.com

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Significant Sales from around the world

I am pleased to provide you with Vol. 3/2015 of Significant Sales, a publication provided by our exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty network and Philip White, our President.

This issue features top sales from various locations, beginning with a historic $21 million home located in New York.  Also featured are properties from a diverse range of locations including California, Michigan, Florida, Colorado, Dubai, Wyoming and Utah. Please keep in mind that it only includes properties we are at liberty to publicize.

The strength of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand is on display in this issue, featuring some of the world’s most significant sales.

View Significant Sales Vol.3/2015

To search in Dallas, Texas please visit my website DallasFineProperty.com

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Contemporary Texas Mansion: Elements of Surprise

Elements of Surprise in this 14,000 square foot modern home: Comfortable interiors, extreme privacy, convenient amenities, subdued infinity pool, tranquil reflections, entertainment made easy, private motor court with garage for a tour bus, large play yard, the American Institute of Architects has recognized it for amazing architecture, extremely close to nature with eco-friendly features and views from every angle, plus the entire house was designed around an old Live Oak tree.

Walls of glass for indoor-outdoor connection, yet, complete seclusion envelopes the home with limestone privacy walls.

Walls of glass for indoor-outdoor connection, yet, complete seclusion envelopes the home with limestone privacy walls.

Don’t be overawed by the commanding presence of this award-winning contemporary home. The homeowner and architect give their personal accounts of beautiful architecture, eco-friendly design, awesome sights, and wonderful times had at this special home in this video.

See 6645 Northaven Road Dallas, Texas on sothebysrealty.com

See featured article on realtor.com about this home with interview by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty’s Becky Frey: Country Star Darren Kozelsky Lists Modern Dallas Mansion

This is the exclusive listing of Becky Frey of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty in Dallas, Texas. Please call 1-214-536-4727 for private showing requests.

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Looking Back on 2014 Successes; Robbie Briggs Interviews Top Producer Becky Frey

As we gear up for another exciting year with the Becky Frey team, we look back on the success we had in 2014.  With over $86 million in sales last year, Becky credits her success to hard work, a fantastic team, great marketing, the power of the Sotheby’s brand network, and an incredible support staff. After the Awards Ceremony held at the lovely Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on February 12, 2015, President & CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, Robbie Briggs, sat down with our Fearless Leader to briefly discuss her best year yet.

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#1 in Luxury Real Estate Across DFW

With almost $2 billion in business in 2014, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty is the luxury leader for homes priced $1 million and above in both Tarrant and Dallas counties, according to MLS.

Woodland Becky Frey

5929 Woodland Drive | SOLD by Becky Frey | Represented Buyer | Listed for $4,495,000

“It’s an incredible time for the DFW real estate market,” says Robbie Briggs, President and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. “Buyers and sellers are smart, well-informed and eager to see a return on their investments. Our agents are providing their clients with in-depth market knowledge and access to great homes throughout the region.”

Robbie Briggs

Robbie Briggs, President and CEO of DFW’s luxury leader, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

With more than 250 agents and offices in SouthlakeFort Worth, The Ballpark, LakewoodUptown, a Ranch and Land division and a home office at Lovers Lane in Dallas, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty is delivering an extraordinary experience to buyers and sellers wherever they live in DFW.

For luxury homes, see briggsfreeman.com. Click here to see the latest in real estate news. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with seven offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.

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